Ashanti warriors. The Ashanti Region (in Akan: Asante Manta) is a region of Ghana with the capital of Kumasi. The vast majority of the population consists of members of the… Read More
George IV as Prince of Wales 1762–1830.
James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
George O’Brien Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont 1751-1837. As a young man Wyndham was a playboy and had numerous affairs, including with Elizabeth Lamb. Especially known however, he was a patron,… Read More
Grace Dalrymple Elliott (1754–1823). Mistress of the Duke of Orléans. Lady Grace Dalrymple Elliott born around 1754-1823, was a Scottish courtesan who witnessed the events of the French Revolution in… Read More
Belle Époque. Princess Elvira of Bavaria (1868–1943) in Parisian Tournure bustle costume to the 1890th. Painting by Karl Gampenrieder.
Girl in the costume from the Ampezzothal Dolomites Cortina 1890. painting by Emil Teschendorf.
Drawings by Averil Mary Burleigh (1883-1949) ” A Stately Measure, His Majesty and The Festival.”
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Coiffures. Bonnet, Fichu, Spencer, Mantelet, Toquet, Châle.
Fashion under Henry II. Style of gowns and head-dresses. The ruff. The Italian taste. Caps, bonnets, and hoods. Girdles and Shoes. The touret de nez.